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Old 04-03-2013, 04:01 PM   #1
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Filing taxes was sweet!

Our first return with about 40% of the year worked (we retired in early May)- we are getting back a huge refund! Plus we got a nice tax credit for the obscene amount we pay for last kid's college at uber expensive New England private college (no financial aid).

Every year I dread working on taxes, we always argue, pay AMT, etc. This year it was so enjoyable. We leave for Italy in a couple weeks and DH said let's not worry about meal costs, let's eat what we want. (We usually set a budget for meals each day).

Loving retirement even more today. :-)

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Old 04-03-2013, 04:13 PM   #2
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Old 04-03-2013, 04:16 PM   #3
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Yes, it ranks right up there with self-immolation.
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Old 04-03-2013, 04:42 PM   #4
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Not this year it wasn't - maybe next year will be better.

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Congratulations! Looking forward to next years tax return. My first year to show no business income.
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:27 AM   #7
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My spouse and I reviewed our taxes two days ago. It was amazing. We normally have to pay, and based on that make quarterly payments for the next tax year.

This time it was so different. We each had a small tax owing on our returns and our quarterly installments are minimal-so much so that we just paid the first two quarters 2013 at the same time as we filed for 2012. It feels so good.
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Old 04-05-2013, 08:50 AM   #8
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I had a different reaction and I'm a lifelong conservative, but others here tell me I'll get over it in time...
Though others may criticize me for saying it, I feel like I'm cheating to pay so little in taxes. lieu of repeating myself further 2012 Taxes: I'm Stupified....

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